- Financial Services Directory
Browse this financial services directory to find financial service and solution providers throughout the United States. The illustration on this page depicts several financial charts on a blue background.
- FPA: Financial Planning Association
FPA connects those who need, support, and deliver financial planning. Members include financial planners, accountants, company managers, and many more. The FPA publishes the Journal of Financial Planning, provides information to those planning careers in finance, and sponsors continuing education conferences, workshops, and publications. Consumers can learn about local chapters and find members who offer financial planning services.
- Financial Aid
Many types of financial aid are available to prospective college students, in the form of scholarships, grants, and loans. However, it is important to begin the search process early and to apply on time.
- FinAid: the SmartStudent Guide to Financial Aid
Information about all kinds of financial aid--scholarships, loans, other types of financing. The site also features articles on how to fill out forms and calculators.
- Finance Industry Advertising
This online advertising guide for the financial industry features information about financial products and services plus links to finance-related websites.
- Finance Guide
This guide to finance provides an overview of the financial services sector plus links to collection agencies, credit analysts, and other financial organizations.
FAFSA is a government-sponsored free application for student aid that is widely used by admissions and financial aid officials to determine eligibility. FAFSA processes more than 14 million applications annually and disburses more than $80 million in financial aid. The website describes the application and how to fill it out in detail. Users can also revise FAFSA applications later.
- Federal Reserve - Services
The Federal Reserve provides certain financial services to member banks and to the federal government. These services include payment systems solutions as well as currency distribution operations.
- Student Aid on the Web
Free information from the United States Department of Education about funding post-secondary education. Information on Federal student aid programs, financial aid forms, and help deciding on a career. Also in Spanish.
- Finance Guide
This finance guide features information on general finance as well as links to currency conversion, investment brokers, commercial real estate, and more.
With the rising cost of college tuition, many prospective students are searching out scholarships. Learn about available scholarship money and how to apply for scholarships.
- ChairScholars Foundation
The Foundation provides two scholarships for physically impaired students. One is for students anywhere in the U.S. and the other for Florida residents only. Information, how to apply, and application available.
- College Answer
This is a SallieMae website that contains extensive information on the kinds of government and private loans available for students, how to apply, how to choose, and how to repay.
This site is an aggregator of financial rate information. Provides free rate information on more than 300 financial products. This includes mortgage rates, ATM fees, new and used car loans, money market accounts, and more.
Citibank.com is the source of information about and access to domestic financial services provided by Citibank retail banking and other Citibank services. Citibank offers credit cards as well as other full banking services such as bill paying, savings, IRAs, CDs, mortgages, student loans, auto loans, investment services, and many other financial services. Citibank is located in over 100 countries.
- EDGAR Online
EDGAR is a provider of interactive business and financial data on global companies to investors and financial professionals. The company has several subscription options: EDGAR access, EDGAR Pro for more in-depth analysis, and I-METRIX which analyzes data by XBRL (extensive business reporting language). The website provides more information about how to access these programs and more.
- Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
The FDIC is an independent agency created by Congress that maintains the stability and public confidence in the nation's financial system by insuring deposits, examining and supervising financial institutions, and managing receiverships. The website has news, quick links for types of users, information about industries, consumer protection, and special features such help for ID theft.
- The Motley Fool
The Motley Fool is a multimedia financial education company. Its mission is to educate, enrich, and amuse individual investors. The Fool.com website was begun in 1994. The website offers finance newsletters based on personal investing style. It offers up-to-date financial news and can be searched for information on many subjects related to finance and investing.
The New York Stock Exchange traces its origins to 1792 when 24 stockbrokers and merchants signed an agreement setting down the terms by which they would work together. The website contains information for every type of investor, from private investors to market professionals. Users can find a financial terms glossary, investing information, stock quotes, market and financial news, and foreign markets information.
- RBS: Royal Bank of Scotland
The RBS, founded in 1727, is a financial institution that is based in the UK. It is also one of the largest banks in the USA. The Bank owns many other businesses such as the Citizens Financial Group in Providence R.I.; TRACKER, a stolen vehicle tracker; Green Flag, a motorist assistance service; and many others, all described on the website. The corporate structure and their services are on the website.
- Construction Loans
Construction loans are financial instruments that are used to finance real estate construction. Learn about the two methods of financing construction in the residential real estate market.
- History of the Federal Reserve
Congress created the Federal Reserve System in 1913 as a means to supervise U.S. banking. Learn more about the Federal Reserve and how it controls our financial system.
- Broker Careers
Investment brokers meet with clients to assist in the purchase of banking, accounting, insurance, and other financial products. Learn more on this useful site.
- Investment Newsletters
Investment newsletters analyze economic activity, track and forecast financial market trends, and provide investment advice to subscribers.
- Home Buying
Buying a home is one of the biggest financial decisions you will ever make. Learn more about home buying with this helpful guide.